Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. A one-day film festival, the best BBQ in Rhode Island, and mud-slinging fun are just a few things happening this weekend.
Friday, June 24
Ocean State BBQ Festival
Head over to The Steel Yard for some fantastic barbecue at the Ocean State BBQ Festival. This two-day festival brings you delicious barbecue cook-offs, live music and plenty of fun for the whole family. Friday's festivities start at 5 p.m.
Looking for some laughs? The Comedy Connection of Rhode Island is bringing you Colin Quinn from "SNL" and more this Friday for a night of hilarious stand-up. Between TV, Broadway and off-Broadway shows, Quinn has honed his craft. There will be two shows, one at 8 p.m. and a second at 10 p.m.
Saturday, June 25
Womanimation! 2016 Film Festival
AS220 will be hosting the 2016 Womanimation! Film Festival coming to Providence for one day only. Check out 11 short films from all over Asia, Europe and North America. The screenings start at 4 p.m.
West Side Story
Head down to see "West Side Story" at Theatre by the Sea in Matunuck, RI. "West Side Story" sets Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" in modern New York City, and tells the story of a young couple in love caught between warring gangs. Saturday's show starts at 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 26
Mud Play at Providence Children's Museum
That's right, let your kids play with dirt! The Providence Children's Museum has set up a special place for kids to dig, scoop and build mud piles, and learn about nature while they do it. Start digging at 11 a.m.